See the Clear Fork Divide, Thompson Creek unit, Braderich Creek Trail by horseback.
Come enjoy the gentle terrain, open meadows and aspen groves of the Thompson Creek Area on this unique horseback ride organized by the Wilderness Workshop. The ride will be on Saturday, Aug. 9, and participants must have their own horse and trailer.
This trip is limited to 10 participants. To register and for trip information, contact, Amanda Leahy at email@example.com.
Unusual for a Hidden Gems hike, this one takes you high above treeline, past several remote lakes in the heart of the Elk Mountains. A moderate to strenuous 4-5 hour hike with a rather bumpy drive in and out. This hike is scheduled for Aug. 10. For details contact Bill Lukes at 963-8025 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Snowmass Village Recreation Center will be offering a PADI Open Water Scuba Course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-31. Become a certified scuba diver and explore life underwater. Register early, class size limited.
For more information, call 922-2240.
The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork has space available in two summer camp programs.
“Woods, Wetlands, and Wildlife” camp is geared toward fourth- and fifth-graders, and will be held Monday through Friday, Aug. 11-15. Children will enjoy games, hiking, swimming and exploring various habitats and ecosystems in the Roaring Fork Valley.
For more information, call Julianna Lichatz at 963-1960.
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